Integrated Pest Management

Pesticide Problems, Vol.3

Editors: Pimentel, David, Peshin, Rajinder (Eds.)

  • Use and benefit of pesticides in agricultural pest control
  • Hazards and problems with the use of pesticides
  • Crop production without the use of pesticides, organic agriculture
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About this book

The book deals with the present state and problems of integrated pest management as relating to stakeholder acceptance of IPM and how integrated pest management can become a sustainable practice. The discussions include using less pesticides and the possibility of eliminating pesticides from agricultural practice.

About the authors

David Pimentel is a professor of ecology and agricultural sciences at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA. His Ph.D. is from Cornell University. His research spans the fields of energy, ecological and economic aspects of pest control, biological control, biotechnology, sustainable agriculture, land and water conservation, and environmental policy. Pimentel has published over 700 scientific papers and 40 books and has served on many national and government committees including the National Academy of Sciences; President’s Science Advisory Council; U.S Department of Agriculture; U.S. Department of Energy; U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare; Office of Technology Assessment of the U.S. Congress; and the U.S. State Department.

Rajinder Peshin is an associate professor at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu, India. His Ph.D. is from Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India. His research expertise is diffusion and evaluation issues associated with sustainable agriculture research and development programs. Peshin has developed an empirical model for predicting the adoptability of agricultural technologies when put to trial at farmers’ fields, and an evaluation methodology for integrated pest management programs. He has published more than 50 scientific papers and chapters of books, and has authored three books. He has also edited two books on integrated pest management, published by Springer in 2009.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • Integrated Pest Management and Pesticide Use

    Peshin, Rajinder (et al.)

    Pages 1-46

  • Environmental and Economic Costs of the Application of Pesticides Primarily in the United States

    Pimentel, David (et al.)

    Pages 47-71

  • Integrated Pest Management for European Agriculture

    Clark, Bill (et al.)

    Pages 73-97

  • Energy Inputs In Pest Control Using Pesticides In New Zealand

    Safa, Majeed (et al.)

    Pages 99-126

  • Environmental and Economic Benefits of Reducing Pesticide Use

    Pimentel, David (et al.)

    Pages 127-139

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eBook $189.00
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $239.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-94-007-7795-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $239.00
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  • Due: November 11, 2016
  • ISBN 978-94-024-0022-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Integrated Pest Management
Book Subtitle
Pesticide Problems, Vol.3
Editors
  • David Pimentel
  • Rajinder Peshin
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for India: Delhi Book Store, New Delhi, India
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-7796-5
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-7796-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-7795-8
Softcover ISBN
978-94-024-0022-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 474
Number of Illustrations and Tables
27 b/w illustrations, 33 illustrations in colour
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